Services for Kegs

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    EVERYTHING YOUR KEG NEEDS– ALL UNDER ONE ROOF

    THIELMANN can help your brewery grow with our ever-expanding range of keg servicing programs including keg maintenance, repairs, customization services, tagging services, cleaning, inspections, testing, and re-branding. Taking the hard work out of servicing your keg fleet, allowing you to focus on brewing.

    Our experts have a wealth of experience in helping breweries re-purpose used keg fleets with our customizable re-branding services, which can be tailored to your specific needs, to repair, refurbish, and fully re-brand your used keg fleet.

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    A KEG FLEET IS ONLY AS STRONG AS ITS WEAKEST KEG

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    Kegs can be damaged in many ways throughout the supply chain. THIELMANN offers a bespoke servicing and repair program that ensures your keg fleet remains in optimal condition, increasing the reliability and durability of your initial investment – saving you money by removing the need for equipment replacement.

    Stainless steel kegs require regular servicing in order to remain fit for their filling, storage, packaging, and transportation purposes throughout your supply chain. Our stringent processes ensure that every keg is serviced to the highest possible standards – keeping your brewery operation running smoothly.

    Our cutting-edge lean processes mean as a business we can offer our services at excellent value, making us the number one choice for brewers, of any size, throughout the world.

    FULL SERVICE AND REPAIR PROGRAM

    • Internal and external inspection
    • Neck repair
    • Chime straightening
    • Pressure test
    • Spear maintenance
    • Customization
    • Re-branding
    • Cleaning
    • Tagging services
    • Re-sizing of kegs
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    OUR CUSTOMIZABLE KEG SERVICING PROCEDURES INCLUDE

    • Incoming/Outgoing documentation checks and data capture, as required.
    • Visual inspection and assessment, segmentation per keg size, and manufacturer.
    • Internal and external inspections, removal of labels, beer stone, and tannings check.
    • Keg pressure test (including spear control) and visual damage check.
    • Keg decant, including handling and sorting of partially full and full kegs, inspection, and recording of fault analysis data.
    • Spear maintenance and/or refurbishment, which includes dismantling and disassembling of the spear for ultrasonic cleaning, reassembling of the spear with new parts, specification checks, and data logging.
    • Throughout this process THIELMANN can also provide the following services:
    1. Collection of scrap/old parts for environmentally-friendly removal.
    2. Documentation and data analysis for in-depth insight into the state of your keg fleet.
    3. Management of stock and spare parts.
    • Low or Ultra High-Frequency tag inspection, if required.

    CUSTOMIZATION OPTIONS

    MAKE YOUR FLEET LOOK UNIQUE
    We provide different branding solutions for your new and/or used kegs. From standard lettering to full logo printing, your kegs will stand out from the crowd.

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    EMBOSSING

    Take pride in seeing your branding embossed or engraved into the chimes of our impeccably manufactured stainless-steel kegs. From standard characters to full logo design, embossing your logo will outstand your keg from the rest.

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    LABELS

    With our long-lasting stickers, you have an easy branding option for your kegs which guarantees the possibility of rebranding in case you need it in the future. Our stickers are proved to work under heavy-duty environments (heat, sun, washing machines,…).

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    SILK SCREEN PRINTING

    Create a consistent branding experience by having your brand’s logo screen-printed onto the stainless steel body of your THIELMANN keg. Just send us your logo, we accept a great variety of formats, and tell us the RAL or Pantone color you prefer. Your branding consistent across all channels.

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    LASER PRINTING

    A great solution for identification purposes (matrix codes, complex logistics, tracking…) and for small logo requirements. You can have laser-printed markings added to your THIELMANN kegs. Tell us your requirements.

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    COLOR BANDING

    With THIELMANN Kegs, you can also add color bands to customize your kegs. Ideal for easy identification, this option provides your fleet with a unified color scheme. You can choose your preferred colors in RAL or Pantone system.

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    ENGRAVING

    Engraving provides an alternative to embossing for longer text requirements such as technical details, specs, or any other information. It represents a long-lasting solution to customize your kegs.

    Tracking Services

    We provide a wide range of markings for complex logistics systems.

    Control and manage your fleet with an easy-to-use, efficient and cost-effective system.

    Our tracking solutions will allow you to:

    • Optimize the investment in your keg fleet
    • Know your asset population inside/out
    • Compare keg availability against forecast
    • Identify asset losses and loss rate trends

    BEER DECANTING

    THIELMANN can help your business reclaim taxes with the safe, secure, and sustainable emptying and disposal of ullage (unsaleable beer) in accordance with local environmental laws with our Decanting Service.

    Our service includes:

    • Safe emptying of kegs with the appropriate decanting units designed specifically to remove gas (CO2/N2/Mixed Gas)
    • Complete and proper emptying of kegs
    • If required, the secure and sustainable disposal of excess beer, in accordance with local environmental laws
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    KEG FILLING LINE MONITORING SYSTEM

    THIELMANN has partnered with ROTECH to provide an essential hygiene and quality monitoring tool for every brewery with a keg filling line, large or small.

    It comprises a brewery standard keg fitted with sensors and a data logger, with custom software to check every cycle of keg washing, disinfection, filling. You can ensure washing and disinfection are exacting, and gassing and filling are fully efficient.

    Highlights include:

    • Increase throughput by eliminating delays, with confidence.
    • Save utilities and energy by reducing purge pressures, over-long cycle times.
    • On-screen key parameter checks show immediately if out of range – no process knowledge needed.
    • Ensures full ISO9001 and HACCP compliance via an independent record of quality.

    ROTECH/THIELMANN smart kegs ensure your product meets the highest standards – no doubts, no questions - a complete picture and record of your keg line performance.

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    KNOWLEDGE BASE

    As the worldwide leader in stainless steel container solutions, THIELMANN has accumulated significant expertise across a wide range of industries over many years. Our experts regularly compile educational material and analyses such as our Whitepapers and Case Studies, which are an excellent way to share in our knowledge and expertise and to find out more about our industry, product and application-specific insights and experience. We invite you to peruse our informative material and welcome any questions or enquiries you may have.

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    WHY KEG SERVICING IS A BREWERY’S GOLDEN TICKET

    A keg fleet is only as strong as its weakest keg.

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